Haiti

  • Income group: low income
  • National biodiversity index: 0.68
  • CO2 emissions (kilotons): 2,860
  • Population: 10,085,214
  • NDC submitted by nation
  • High climate risk
  • Some detail in adaptation plan
Vision Statement

The country’s priorities for adaptation to climate change [include] Integrated management of water resources and watersheds.

    Stated Vulnerabilites

  • Agriculture / livestock
  • Water
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Biodiversity / ecosystems
  • Fisheries
  • Settlements in general
  • Education
  • Adaptation Outcomes
    • Increase resilience / reduce risk
    • Protect against extreme events / disasters
    • Food security
    • Water security
  • Broad type of indirect action
    • Investment in climate change research / monitoring
    • Disaster risk reduction
    • Institutional capacity building
    • Community capacity building
    • Raising public awareness
    • Health research / action
  • Broad type of hybrid action
    • Climate Smart Agriculture
    • Resilient water infrastructure \n / water management
    • Coastal / marine
    • Resilient urban settlements
 

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Support to community management of marine protected areas.

Development of payment initiatives for Ecosystems services in watersheds.

Regulation of water flow, protection and restoration of soils.

Adoption of conservation measures, conservation and sustainable management of Mangrove ecosystems.

Conservation and protection of marine biodiversity and reefs coral.

Coastal surveillance, sustainable fisheries management.

Improvement of groundwater filling by activities Reforestation, physical barriers (dry walls) and biodynamics (Hedgerows) in the catchment areas.

Reforestation of upstream areas.

Development of payment initiatives for Ecosystems services in watersheds.

Planned Nature-based Action in Adaptation Plan

Develop 15 strategic watersheds most vulnerable to extreme climatic conditions according to the spatial planning scheme.